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■» Next Issue The next issue- of the Akaroa Mail will be published on Saturday. March 20

Pigeon Bay Dairy Factory. -In spite of tho draught, the Pigeon Bay dairy factory expects to mnke 90 tons of cheese this season no against 69 tons last year. Miniature Rifle Range.—The Mayoress will open the Akaroa range .to-morrow (Wedueeday) night at 730p m. The results o' the competitions will go towards the Belgian Fund.

Launch Runhino.—Mr B. Henning's oil launch "Onawe" will leave Duvaucbelle at 930 a.m., Barry's Bay 9.45 and French Farm at 9.50 a.m. on Thursday next for tbe Belgian Fetn at Akaroa. Yield :r Dairy Cows—ln spite of the improvement of the feed through the late ramp, dairy farmers report that their oows have not inoreased their yield of milk. The rain came too lnte to improve the yield, but it will have the effect of holding the present yield for come time longer.

Catholic Address —At Little River on Bunday morning. Mr Girlingßntcher at' tended the service at the Catholic Churrh, and at the conclusion pave an interesting addrftes on the Catholic Federation of New Zealand. There was a pood nttendance at the church, and his address was much appreciated. Banks Pkninsola Vicaeage.—At a meeting of the Diocesan Standing Committee on Tuesday, a recommendation from the Loans Fnbeommitteo that a loan of £250 should he made for two yeare to the disfcriot of Banks Peninsula Eas l :. towards the erection of a vicarape at Okain's B«y, was adopted for transmission to the Church Property Trustees.

WnEY Butter - The whey butler at the Barry's Bay factory finds ready sale Thn Piceon Bay Factory pupp'iprs send their whey over to Barry's Bay and it is prebnble that the Germnn Bay fnotory will do the fame, The whey could be conveyed by launch to Harry's Br>y. and timed into butter The Germnn Bay fae. t-rv directs consider tbnt it would be a fester proposition to Bend their whey to Barry's than to buy the maohinery, etc , for a

ounl butter plant,

I Robinson's Bay Wharf—A start is being made to morrow by Mr R Powrie, with ■ c >oal to the r.ew Bohinson'- 1 Bay wharf \ oiiF of thp p'lee of tbe newwhaf arc on •!>* ' pot, Mi J. HHyw»ril, who is builflfnf? the wborf, will make an parly e'art with rivine them into pnsit'on The benefit of a good wh»rf with plenty of water will be inuoh appreciated by residents who will not have to consider the problem of tides as in the paat The present wharf can only be approached by sailing craft at high tide. Loss or a House—Mr P. Armstrong, of Akaroa, lost a valuable horse last week. The hc-se was Jimmy, a Victor gelding, and won second prize in tho class of gig horse or mare at ihe Peninsula Horse Show. One of the Territorials took the horse to the camp at Baln.afcn and left tbe animal to be entrained to Cbristeburch. The horse was put out to eraz" with a number of others and another horse kicked him isa 4he middle of the fore'"■ad, killing him inaianjapeously. The ho*se was a quiet reliable ona, and much sympathy is felt with Mr Armstrong in his lose. i

Akakoa Botteb meeting of directors was held on Friday evoning last, Mr A. J Turner presiding Correspondents was read from the Lyttelton Harbour Board, announcing reduction in otorege eateo for the winter. The eeeretary reported tliat all the outpu4 till end of February bad been dippoEed of at a most eatisfaotory figure, and atter a statement of tiie company's position had been disousßed i£ was resolved that I2d be paid for tbe February March eupp'y of buttert'at. It was resolved to instal elsatrio light m the manager's house. Accounts ioj the amount ol £26 5a 8d were passe.t for , pajiueDt,

Fire, —At about 2 a.m. yesterday morning, Mrs J. Porter's wbare on the section opptv site to the Akaroa Domain was burned 'lown. The cause of the fire ia unknown, ap the whare is unoccupied. Mrs Porter had intended pulling the whare down, and utilia ing the timber, which was good and sound, in building outhouses. The loss in timber is well over £20.

Valadictort,—On Saturday afternoon, the Robinson's Bay Sunday School held their picnic in Mr Tizzard'e paddock. There was a good attendance of children and residents of tbe Bay. In distributing tho prizes to tho children, the Key. J W Hayward said they were the gifts cf Mrs W. Morgan, the euperintendant, who was now leaving the district-. On behalf of the Soholars, Mrs Morgan was presented with a handsome copy of "Church PratEe." On behalf of the residents of the "ay, Mr Hayward also presented Mr Morgan with a gold Albert, and Mrs Morgan with a silver mounted urrbrella. In doing so he spoke of Mr and Mrs Morgan's g oH qualities, and expressed the hope that they would enjoy thair wellearned retirement. MiaS. Curry spoke of the hospitality and neighbourly qualities of Mr and Mis Morgan whom he had known as residents in Eobin. son's Bay for 40 yeard. Mr Morgan suitably replied, thanking the people for their kindr ness. People with colds who want a oure that is quick, pleasant, and gives immediate relief, should try "NAZOL." Price 1/6.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3406, 16 March 1915

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3406, 16 March 1915

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